Sthenic theory. See Stimulism (a).

(||Sti*ac*cia"to) n. [It., crushed, flattened.] (Sculp.) The lowest relief, — often used in Italian sculpture of the 15th and 16th centuries.

(Sti"an) n. A sty on the eye. See Styan.

(Stib"born) a. Stubborn. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Stib"i*al) a. [See Stibium.] Like, or having the qualities of, antimony; antimonial.

(Stib"i*al*ism) n. (Med.) Antimonial intoxication or poisoning. Dunglison.

(Stib"i*a`ted) a. [NL. stibiatus, from L. stibium antimony.] (Med. Chem.) Combined or impregnated with antimony

Stibiated tartar. See Tartar emetic, under Tartar.

(Stib"ic) a. (Chem.) Antimonic; — used with reference to certain compounds of antimony.

(Stib"i*co*nite) n. (Min.) A native oxide of antimony occurring in masses of a yellow color.

(Stib"ine) n. (Chem.) Antimony hydride, or hydrogen antimonide, a colorless gas produced by the action of nascent hydrogen on antimony. It has a characteristic odor and burns with a characteristic greenish flame. Formerly called also antimoniureted hydrogen.

(Stib"i*ous) a. (Chem.) Antimonious. [R.]

(||Stib"i*um) n. [L. stibium, stibi, Gr. .]

1. (Chem.) The technical name of antimony.

2. (Min.) Stibnite. [Obs.]

(Stib"nite) n. (Min.) A mineral of a lead-gray color and brilliant metallic luster, occurring in prismatic crystals; sulphide of antimony; — called also antimony glance, and gray antimony.

(Sti*bo"ni*um) n. (Chem.) The hypothetical radical SbH4, analogous to ammonium; — called also antimonium.

(Stic*ca"do) n. [Cf. It. steccato a palisade.] (Mus.) An instrument consisting of small bars of wood, flat at the bottom and rounded at the top, and resting on the edges of a kind of open box. They are unequal in size, gradually increasing from the smallest to the largest, and are tuned to the diatonic scale. The tones are produced by striking the pieces of wood with hard balls attached to flexible sticks.

(Stich) n. [Gr. sti`chos a row, line, akin to to go, march, E. sty, v.i.]

1. A verse, of whatever measure or number of feet.

2. A line in the Scriptures; specifically (Hebrew Scriptures), one of the rhythmic lines in the poetical books and passages of the Old Treatment, as written in the oldest Hebrew manuscripts and in the Revised Version of the English Bible.

(Sthen"ic) a. [Gr. strength: cf. F. sthénique.] (Med.) Strong; active; — said especially of morbid states attended with excessive action of the heart and blood vessels, and characterized by strength and activity of the muscular and nervous system; as, a sthenic fever.

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